Four of the top five investments by venture capital firms in the state went to West Michigan companies in the third quarter.

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Craft brewers’ increasing appetite for local ingredients has translated into a budding opportunity for Michigan hop growers. 

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After a decade of steady growth, one Northern Michigan hop farm and processing company plans to ramp up its operations with an injection of capital from an in-state private equity firm.

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Industry watchers expect some of the same consolidation activity that’s taken the craft brewing industry by storm in recent years to spread into its agricultural supply chain, particularly for hops.

Published in Food/Agribusiness